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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Will a pill or laser save your sex life?

In August 2015 the US Food and Drug Administration approved Flibanserin to treat a condition called Hypoactive Sexual Interest / Arousal Disorder (HSDD) in premenopausal women. HSDD is considered a type of sexual dysfunction. It is recognized that sexual dysfunction … Continue reading

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Experience counts in reducing surgical complications

The 10-year incidence of serious complications after mesh-sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence is a relatively low 3.29, but patients treated by surgeons who perform a low volume of the procedures have a 37% higher relative risk of requiring further … Continue reading

Posted in Female Pelvic Medicine, Reconstructive Surgery, Transvaginal Mesh, Urinary Incontinence, Urogynecology | Leave a comment

Menopause symptoms deserve treatment

Most women are not receiving the treatment they deserve for menopause symptoms says a report published in the journal Menopause. The study interviewed over 2,000 women aged 40-65. The participants answered quality of life questionnaires regarding symptoms associated with lack … Continue reading

Posted in Female Pelvic Medicine, Gynecologic Conditions, Mona Lisa Touch, Pelvic Pain, Urinary Incontinence, Vaginal Atrophy | Leave a comment

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